There are 10 ways to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$102 - $136

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Nightbus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Tokyo Station Kajibashi to Kyōto (Station)

$41 - $71

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Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Fukakusa

$45 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) 285.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)

$86 - $327

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$94 - $304

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)

$128 - $464

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$109 - $307

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nagoya (NGO) NRT - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$131 - $364

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$141 - $323

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Higashiyama(Kyoto). However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Kajibashi and arriving at Higashiyama Sanjo via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Higashiyama(Kyoto) is 369 km. The road distance is 457.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto), including transfers.

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Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Tokyo Station Kajibashi.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Kyōto (Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is 457 km. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto).

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto).
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  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Higashiyama(Kyoto), Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 and the journey takes 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station Kajibashi to Kyōto (Station)
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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There are 2160+ hotels available in Higashiyama(Kyoto). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs .

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